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Sentai Filmworks Licenses Takunomi. Anime for HIDIVE Stream

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Series premieres on January 11

Sentai Filmworks announced on Wednesday that it has licensed the television anime adaptation of Haruto Hino's Takunomi. (Drinking at Home) four-panel manga. The company will begin streaming the series exclusively on HIDIVE in January.

Sentai Filmworks describes the anime:

Takunomi. follows the story of Michiru Amatsuki, a 20-year-old woman who just moved to Tokyo to change jobs. She lives in apartment 101 of Stella House Haruno, an all-female boarding house. There, she meets other women of different ages, jobs, and personalities. They all have something in common though: their love for good food and drinks.

The anime will premiere on TBS on Thursday, January 11 late at night at 2:43 a.m. (effectively Friday morning), and will also air on Sun TV and BS-TBS. The anime will air immediately after Dagashi Kashi 2, and each episode of both series will be 15 minutes long. The two anime series had an advance screening event for each of their first episodes at Tokyo's Shinjuku Wald 9 theater on Wednesday.

The cast of Takunomi. includes:

Ayaka Imamura as Michiru Amatsuki, 20 years old. She moved to Tokyo from Okayama to change jobs, and is in charge of a small business. She lives in apartment 101 of Stella House Haruno.

Chika Anzai as Nao Kiriyama, 26 years old. She is an employee at a clothing store and has a bright personality. She loves all alcohol, but especially loves beer. She lives in apartment 201 of Stella House Haruno.

Mikako Komatsu as Kae Midorikawa, 27 years old. She is a wedding planner, but she has no luck with men. She is good at cooking and cooks for the women of Stella House Haruno who drink at home. Her favorite type of alcohol is wine. She lives in apartment 204 of Stella House Haruno.

Maaya Uchida as Makoto Kiriyama, 21 years old. She is Nao's younger sister and is in her third year of university while also job hunting. Unlike her sister, she is calm and level headed. She is also beautiful and is often scouted on the street. Her favorite type of alcohol is sweet cocktails. She lives in apartment 203 of Stella House Haruno.

The comedy manga's story centers on Michiru Amazuki, a 20-year-old woman who moves to Tokyo for a new job. She moves into Stella House Haruno, a share house for women. Her housemates all have widely different jobs and ages, but as long as they have alcohol and delicious food, everything turns out fine.

Tomoki Kobayashi (Utawarerumono, Akame ga KILL!, Amagami SS+) is directing the anime at Production IMS. Katsuhiko Takayama (ef: a tale of memories, Ga-Rei: Zero, Sakurada Reset) is writing the scripts. Shinpei Kobayashi (Castle Town Dandelion) is designing the characters. Takatoshi Hamano (Keijo!!!!!!!!, The Idolm@ster SideM) is the sound director at Magic Capsule. Masato Suzuki is composing the music, and Pony Canyon is producing the music.

Maaya Uchida will perform the opening theme song "aventure bleu." Singer-songwriter Mashinomi will perform the anime's ending theme song "Stoic ni Detox" (Stoically Detox).

Hino launched the manga in Shogakukan's Manga ONE app in August 2015. Shogakukan published the manga's fifth volume on December 19.

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